Articles of Confederation.
Constitution of the United States.
They did not favor a government that gave power to the southern states.
They considered themselves thirteen separate states rather than one nation.
They had just freed themselves from the domination of a strong, powerful government in Great Britain.
They wanted local governments to have the most power since that form of government was closest to the people.
Sign the Treaty of Paris.
Select the nation’s new president.
Revise the Articles of Confederation.
Draft a Declaration of Independence.
They had the most members
They appointed the governor and the judges in the Judicial Branch
They were appointed by the governor
They were appointed by the judges in the Judicial Branch
The government had a strong president and national court system.
The new government had a unicameral legislature, with each state having one vote.
The new central government controlled states’ currencies or monies.
The new government had the power to regulate trade between states.
The state governments were weak.
The federal government was weak
The federal government represented all thirteen states.
The Articles of Confederation was not ratified by all the states.
It provided for a weak federal government with no chief executive, the president.
It provided for a strong federal government but included limits on government power.
It included a unicameral legislature that based representation on population.
It expanded the rights of individual states.
By population based on the U.S. Census.
By the Constitution, which specifies two representatives for each state.
By the physical size of each state.
By each state according to their number of state legislators.
Being a citizen of the USA
Being born in the USA
Registering to vote
Being a resident of Georgia
Comparing and contrasting
Checks and Balances
Partition of Defense
Separation of Power
Detachment of War Powers
Life, liberty, and property
Serving on a jury
Hunting and fishing
Banishment and whipping as punishment for crime
Freedom of conscience
They are all the same size
Determined by the population of state
Varies depending on the size of the state
Concern over each states’ representation in congress
Concern over the morality of slavery
Concern over each states’ contribution to the national military
Concern over each states’ contribution to the national tax base
Northern states wanted to prevent southern states from having control of the U.S. Senate.
Northern states wanted slaves to be counted in the population so they could gain the rights of citizens.
Northern states wanted to prevent southern states from having control of the House of Representatives.
Southern states did not want to count slaves as citizens because they considered slaves as property, not citizens.
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